Skip to comments.Appeals court upholds CIA leak lawsuit dismissal [Valerie Plame........]
Posted on 08/12/2008 10:21:10 AM PDT by Sub-Driver
Appeals court upholds CIA leak lawsuit dismissal Tue Aug 12, 2008 12:01pm EDT
By Andy Sullivan
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday dismissed former CIA analyst Valerie Plame's lawsuit against Vice President Dick Cheney and several former Bush administration officials for disclosing her identity to the public.
The Court of Appeals in Washington dealt another setback to the former spy, who has said her career was destroyed when officials blew her cover in 2003 to retaliate against her husband, Iraq war critic Joseph Wilson.
(Excerpt) Read more at reuters.com ...
Shame Scooter had to take the fall for that twit! Good on the Appeals Court!
When are we going to see arrests for leaking CIA ops to New York Times? When are we going to see firings for politicizing CIA?
and SHE WAS NOT COVERT, Her idiot husband was blabbing all over town that his wife was a CIA agent.
Hey B****. The guy who outed you is Richard Armitage. Big Time Liberal Democrat. I’m sure you’ll be filing suit soon, right?
“...former spy” ?
20,0000 front page newspapers articles on the Plame story, and the court found the case had no merit. Not counting the other 20,000 front page stories about Joe Wilson’s ‘investigation’ which ‘proved’ Iraq was not seeking yellow cake, well until we found it a huge stockpile of it.
OK, now can we prosecute Joe and Valerie for treason?
She sat at a desk in Langley for so long that the law that covers covert operators does not apply to her. She was a desk jockey, not a covert operator.
She should be charged the amount of cash that has been expended in tax payers money in both court time and in defense costs.
This self-serving bimbo needs to be told to shut up and deflate her ego to normal proportions.
In an age when most people loved this country, we probably could. But now since the country is split, it wouldn't go anywhere.
Government employees who engage in questionable acts, such as abusing prisoners at the Guantanamo Bay facility ...... cannot be held individually liable if they are carrying out official duties, the court said.
Oh, so Ex-PV1 England was wrongly prosecuted for her actions in Abu Ghraib? Nitwit judges...I'll bet this goof was a Clinton pick.
The left just keeps repeating this lie until they hope it is considered the truth. The only reason her name was brought up is someone asked why an anti-war liberal like Joe Wilson was sent to investigate the yellow cake claim, and the reply was that his wife worked at the CIA and she nominated him for the job. It was a legitimate question, and it discredited Joe Wilson as a liberal anti-war partisan who was sent because of his ties to the CIA—not as an objective person with the right qualifications.
The CIA is full of liberals who wanted the claim to be wrong and that is why they sent Joe Wilson, at his wife's recommendation. His wife is also a liberal, so the real crime here is the CIA was not doing its job properly and was playing politics.
Plame’s career has nothing to do with undercover work, and thus her career was not ruined by identifying her as the one who recommended her husband.
Note that the blurb takes the DNC line without mention of Richard Armitage.
From the brief article it appears that dumb-ass judges accepted too much of the Plamegate propaganda — why not say that Deputy Secretary of State Richard Armitage is known to have ‘leaked’ the Plame name, so the other parties named in the suit are irrelevant; dismiss them from consideration. Now in the Armitage case, state that the Deputy SECY. of State Armitage was trying to explain to a reporter why a dim bozo like Joe Wilson was sent on a sensitive mission for which he had no evident qualifications, and his CIA (not covert) wife was the only and obvious explanation!!
OK, from a legal standpoint I suppose it is necessary to focus upon govt. officials in the course of duties, etc. but now they have created a blanket exemption that’s so broad that it would seem to allow Abu Ghraib perps to do anything, etc. THAT could well be the basis of appeal to the SCOTUS??
Will this story ever die?
The whole affair was an attempt to manufacture a scandal where the DNC could find none.
How many convictions in the 8 years of the “bent one”?
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